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Rural pharmacy, and rural health in general, are being ignored in the current federal election campaign, says Fredrik Hellqvist Community pharmacies are critical frontline healthcare professionals which daily help to …

With significant concerns around what the future holds for the profession, what can be done? asks Marc Clavin With evolving customer relationship technology and a growing consumer demand for accessible …

Richard Taggart takes a look at electronic medication management Medication is the most common intervention made by healthcare professionals. The safe selection, administration and use of medicines has a significant …

With a few changes to their marketing strategy, pharmacies can entice some of the best potential customers, writes Katrina McCarter I want to share with you an opportunity to attract …

The government’s recent proposal to increase dispensed quantities of PBS medicines was nothing more than another savings measure, but it’s one with big potential ramifications for pharmacy, says Paul Cross  …

Aged care service providers may well be holding their breath while the Royal Commission into Aged Care investigates how our society cares for its aged and infirm, writes Gerard Stevens …

The Early Career Pharmacist (ECP) director at PSA is passionate about new and emerging roles, supporting students, and a growing wave of positivity across the profession Lauren Burton is the …

The challenges and difficulties of running a rural, regional or remote pharmacy are well documented, says Anthony Tassone, but have any government remedies worked?  Successive governments have tried to establish …

Healthcare works best when it’s trusted, available and collaborative, writes Marc Clavin Accessible healthcare is, at any level, the foundation of our Australian communities. That said, accessibility is not the …

Is there a risk in health professions being caught up in reality TV-like public turf wars? And can collaboration happen on everyone’s terms, asks Anthony Tassone Recently I spent some …

AJP chats with the current NAPSA president about career paths, working alongside doctors and goals for the future Adelaide student Jessica Hsiao is about halfway through her term as president …

The current debate over the provision of Consumer Medicine Information leaflets (CMIs) misses the fundamental point of patient health literacy, says Anthony Tassone It is perhaps a measure of the …